1. Download Remote Apps (I can't tell you which Apps or where to get them because you didn't say what type of tablet you bought and you didn't say what type of equipment you're trying to control).
2. Connect Equipment and tablet to same LAN.
3. Sometimes your tablet and/or the equipment will lose its Wi-Fi connection so you should always have a back-up standard remote in case you have to mute some loud music really fast or turn off the DVD with the porn you're watching when someone unexpectedly comes home.
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